Youth Work Unit
What is Youth Work?
Youth Work means a planned programme of education designed for the purpose of aiding and enhancing the personal and social development of young persons through their voluntary participation, and which is (a) complementary to their formal, academic or vocation education and training; and (b) provided primarily by voluntary youth work organisations”. Section 3.
Additionally, young person, means “a person who has not attained the age of 25 years”, youth work service, means “a service which, directly or indirectly, assists in the provision of youth work” and youth work programme,” means a structured programme of youth work. Section 2 (1).
– Youth Work Act 2001